Of the District’s 10 elementary schools, 8 support kindergarten through grade 6. Two elementary schools provide kindergarten through grade 5, with one school serving grade 2 through 8. New in 2015 is a primary school grades kindergarten through 3 that is paired with a 4-8 intermediate school serving together as a K-8 Fine Arts Magnet program. The District has a Serving Unique Needs (S.U.N.) gifted program serving 1,390 (8%) who have been identified as having at least an above average ability (7th stanine or above on a group or individual IQ measure); demonstrate high levels of task commitment and high levels of creativity.

One middle school in the Sunnyside District supports grades 6 through 8, two middle schools provide for grades 7 and 8. Sunnyside High and Desert View High Schools are supplemented by a virtual high school, Sunnyside Online Success Academy which provides fully online and blended digital learning environments. A fourth alternative high school completes the full spectrum of opportunities for Sunnyside District students. Sunnyside and Desert View high schools have a College and Career “Academy” structure that provides students a small learning community learning environment, including a freshman academy set apart from the upper school.

The College and Career Academies at Sunnyside Unified School District provide innovative, relevant and engaging connected learning opportunities centered on the career interests of students. The Academies provide an individualized high school experience that allows students to explore a variety of pathways to graduation and college or career. The Academies offered include Aviation and Military Science (AFJROTC), Engineering Sciences, Information Technology/Computer Repair, Business Management and Administrative Services, Communications Media and Marketing Entrepreneurship, and a nationally recognized Mechanical Drafting & Design (3-D) and Precision Manufacturing program.

Elementary Schools


5455 E. Littletown Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


801 E. Drexel Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


250 W. Elvira Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


2353 E. Bantam Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Gallego Primary

6200 S. Hemisphere Pl.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


5495 S. Liberty Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Los Amigos

2200 E. Drexel Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Los Niños

5445 S. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Mission Manor

600 W. Santa Rosa St.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Ocotillo Learning Center

5702 S. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


5102 S. Cherry Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Santa Clara

6910 S. Santa Clara Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Summit View

1900 E. Summit St.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Middle Schools


265 W. Nebraska St.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Billy Lane Lauffer

5385 E. Littletown Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


100 E. Elvira Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85756Website

Gallego Intermediate

3700 E. Alvord Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Sierra 2-8 School

5801 S. Del Moral Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

High Schools

Desert View

4101 E. Valencia Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website

Star Academic

5093 S. Liberty Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website


1725 E. Bilby Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706Website